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Apples, Oranges, and Caquis: Comparing My Three Magical Years in Spain

Living and working as an English language assistant in Spain has brought me a joy and satisfaction that I will never forget. I’ve been here for almost three years now (until June) and each year has brought its own flavor, characteristics, and taste. 1,457 more words


John Hope Franklin Quote

We must go beyond textbooks,  go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness  and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.
-John Hope Franklin 

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Bill Bryson Quote

To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel  is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time,  to be in a position in which  almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.
-Bill Bryson

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A Brief History of Reno

Reno : A Brief History

In 1860, Charles Fuller built a log bridge across the Truckee River and charged a fee to those who passed over it on their way to Virginia City and the gold recently discovered there.  541 more words

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Cap Batik and cap making

Batik cap is a batik method in which designs are applied in wax with cap stamps or ‘chaps’ as they are pronounced. They are usually made of copper for its heat conductive properties and used to ‘print’ hot wax on to cotton. 861 more words

Traditional Indonesian Batik

How to Pack Your Carry On Bag

If you find you are going to be stuck in a metal tube thousands of feet in the air for hours–you don’t want to be bored. 1,053 more words

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Mark Twain Quote

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness.
– Mark Twain

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